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Special Report: 10 Big Ideas in Education – Education Week

This special report explores game-changing disruptions to the field of education that have the potential to shake up the schoolhouse and the classroom. Source: New feed

How One District Cut Student Homelessness by 25 Percent – Education Week

To tackle student homelessness, schools must tap into their broader community’s resources, writes Colorado’s state coordinator for homeless education. Source: New feed

Michigan unveils new school accountability system, website – Education Week

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In Multiple States, Officials Demand Tougher School-Spending Oversight – State EdWatch – Education Week

Legislators and governors are demanding that school district spending be more closely monitored as states pick up the majority of K-12 costs, academic gains stall, and states look to upend funding formulas. Source: New feed

Cold snap exposes cracks in upkeep of timeworn schools – Education Week

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Betsy DeVos OKs ESSA Plans for Minnesota, West Virginia – Politics K-12 – Education Week

Minnesota and West Virginia are the first two states that submitted plans in the fall to win federal approval. Source: New feed

“The Spirit is There”

“When can I go back to school?” When that experience is disrupted, getting back to school can mean everything to students. And the adults who care for them — parents, educators and civic leaders — feel a special urgency. Source: New feed

Secretary DeVos Approves Minnesota and West Virginia’s State ESSA Plans

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Minnesota and West Virginia’s consolidated state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). “States continue to embrace the flexibility and power given to them under ESSA,”

Dilemmas of Defining Deeper Learning – Learning Deeply – Education Week

In order to make opportunities for deeper learning available to all, communities must decide how to define the goal to create a north star without limiting creativity. Source: New feed

What's 'Hot' In Literacy Policy Isn't Always What Experts Think Merits Attention – Curriculum Matters – Education Week

Digital literacy and testing may be hot topics, but respondents to a new survey want more of a focus on teacher preparation and materials. Source: New feed